Podcast Summary: 031 Claims and Compliance with Alexandra Anderson

Alexandra Anderson is an insurance lawyer and partner at City law firm RPC, who specialises in defending claims against surveyors and valuers.   Either via their insurers and upon direct instructions, Alexandra regularly gets drafted in to act for surveyors on the defence of a wide variety of claims, arising from all aspects of the typical […]

Podcast Summary: 030 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Michael Holden

Michael Holden FRICS (MBA, FCABE, FNAEA, FARLA) is the Managing Director of an independent family based chartered surveying practice, with offices in Lancashire, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Michael was elected to the RICS Governing Council to serve between 2017-2019 on the mandate to promote the independent practitioner. He was the technical author […]

Podcast Summary: 029 Raising the Standards of Built Environment with Gillian Charlesworth

As the CEO of BRE Group, Gillian Charlesworth is responsible for the organisation’s strategy and performance. She works closely with BRE Trustees and the Group Board to define its purpose, vision and long-term goals. Before joining BRE Group, Gillian was an Executive Director at RICS, where she held a number of roles covering assurance and […]

Podcast Summary: 025 Dyslexia and Neurodiversity with Garret Kellet and Chloe Gillie

In our conversations so far, at least five surveyors mentioned that they had dyslexia. The more we tuned in to this topic, we started to hear that more and more surveyors would declare themselves as neurodiverse, having different conditions. This is why Marion invited chartered surveyor Garret Kellett and Chloe Gillie who is the founder […]

Podcast Summary 23: Women in Surveying with Mandy Spencely

Mandy Spencely

Mandy Spencely BSc FRICS is the Area Operations Manager at e.surv Chartered Surveyors, responsible for a team of residential surveyors in Nottingham and Lincoln. e.surv are the UK’s largest provider of property risk expertise and residential surveying services, employing over 600 surveyors across the UK. Mandy is also very passionate about training and counselling surveyors […]

Podcast Summary: 016 Business Stories with Dan Knowles

Dan Knowles MRICS is a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer. He founded Sawyer Fielding in 2013, a company that represents homeowners affected by the threat of compulsory purchase. Last year he also set up a new brand called Websters Surveyors, which offers a range of valuation and survey services. Understanding the importance of having […]

Podcast Summary: 007 Careers and APC with Kate Taylor

Marion Ellis spoke to Kate Taylor, an experienced RICS APC Assessor, APC auditor, and RICS UK APC Appeal Panel and Chairperson. Kate is also lead Tutor for the RICS APC Faculty. She is the author of the Commercial and Residential Property Quick Start Revision Guides and the Estates Gazette ‘Pathway to Success’ APC series. Another […]